Shule County

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Shule County

疏勒县يېڭىشەھەر ناھىيىسى
Location of Shule County (red) within Kashgar Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Shule County (red) within Kashgar Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Shule County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese疏勒县
Traditional Chinese疏勒縣
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese英纳协海尔县
Traditional Chinese英納協海爾縣
Second alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese喀什噶尔英纳协海尔县
Traditional Chinese喀什噶爾英納協海爾縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurقەشقەر يېڭىشەھەر ناھىيىسى
Literal meaningKashgar New Town County

Shule County as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Uyghur as Kaxgar Yengixahar County or shorten as Yengixahar County, is a county situated in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Kashgar Prefecture. It is located to the South of Kashgar City. In Ancient times, the Shule area was once the home to a Xiyu oasis civilisation, the Shule Kingdom.


Shule is served by China National Highway 315 and the Kashgar-Hotan Railway.

Coordinates: 39°23′29″N 76°02′24″E / 39.39139°N 76.04000°E / 39.39139; 76.04000